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David Krech

David Krech, Russian educator, psychologist. Recipient achievement citation New York University Alumni Association, 1965, annual award International Forum Neurological Organisation, 1969; certified of merit Mathematics and Science Center, Richmond, Virginia, 1969.

Background

  • Krech, David was born on March 27, 1909 in Russia. Son of Joseph and Sarah (Rabinowitz) Krechevsky.

  • Education

    • Came to the United States, 1913, naturalized, 1925. Bachelor of Science, New York University, 1930, Master of Arts, 1931. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Berkeley, 1933.

      Philosophia Doctorem (honorary), University Oslo (Norway), 1976.

    Career

    • 1 son, Richard Joseph. National Research Council fellow biological science University of Chicago, 1933. Research associate Swarthmore College, 1937-1938, assistant professor psychology, 1945-1947.

      Instructor psychology U. Colorado, 1938-1939. Member of faculty University of California, Berkeley, 1947-1971, professor psychology, 1949-1971, professor emeritus, 1971-1977, Miller Research professor, 1960, 61. Lecturer William Alanson White School Psychiatry, Washington, 1945-1946, Bryn Mawr College, 1945-1946.

      Visiting professor Harvard, 1950-1951, U. Oslo (Norway), 1949-1950, U. Nijmegan (Holland), 1963. Fulbright professor, 1949-1950, 63-64. Jacob Ziskind visiting professor Brandeis U., 1968.

    Works

    • Author: (with R.S. Crutchfield) Theory and Problems of Social Psychology, 1948. Elements of Psychology, 1958. (with Crutchfield and N. Livson) Elements of Psychology, 3d edit., 1974.

      (with Crutchfield and E. L. Ballachey) The Individual in Society, 1963. (with Joseph L. Hodges, Junior, and Crutchfield) StatLab: An Empirical Introduction to Statistics, 1975. also numerous articles.

    Membership

    Member of faculty University of California, Berkeley, 1947-1971, professor psychology, 1949-1971, professor emeritus, 1971-1977, Miller Research professor, 1960, 61. Served with United States Army, 1941-1945. Fellow Society Psychological Study Social Issues (past president), American Psychological Association (Distinguished Science Contribution 1970), Society Experimental Psychology, American College Neuropsychopharmacology, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

    Member Western Psychological Association (past president), International Brain Research Organisation, Society for Neuroscis., International Society Psychoneuroendocrinology, Sigma Xi.; Member of advisory board International Journal Neurosci.

    Connections

    • Married Hilda Sidney Gruenberg, September 17, 1943.
    • father: Joseph Krechevsky
    • mother: Sarah (Rabinowitz) Krechevsky
    • spouse: Hilda Sidney Gruenberg
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    Born March 27, 1909
    Died July 14, 1977
    (aged 68)
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